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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Wooded Acres.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Wooded Acres to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Wooded Acres to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Wooded Acres to:

  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the Seat of Salt Lake County, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Wooded Acres to Salt Lake City, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
  • Salt Lake City [Map], which is the State Capital of Utah, lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). The buggy would take four to five hours and walking would take most of a day.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,839 miles [2,959.6 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of three days, a buggy would take 72 days and walking would take 105 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 7,010 miles [11,281.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,778 miles [12,517.5 km] and it lies to the North Northeast (NNE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,756 miles [9,263.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Wooded Acres ...

We have found 6 communities that share the name Wooded Acres.

While the name Wooded Acres is unique within Utah, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Utah

Alabama

Coffee County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Coffee County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,578 miles [2,539.5 km] to the East Southeast

Delaware

Sussex County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Sussex County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,921 miles [3,091.5 km] to the East

Maryland

Frederick County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Frederick County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,807 miles [2,908.1 km] to the East

Tennessee

Knox County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Knox County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,533 miles [2,467.1 km] to the East

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Virginia

Prince William County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Prince William County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,823 miles [2,933.8 km] to the East

Roanoke County

Our profile page for Wooded Acres, Roanoke County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,711 miles [2,753.6 km] to the East

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Wooded Acres ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bluff at Hidden Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest of Wooded Acres   [Map]
Cobblestone Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Crescent Highlands   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Hickory Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hidden Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hidden Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Hidden Valley Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Hilltop   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Holly Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Jolley   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Jordan Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Lost Eden   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Meadow Cove   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Meadowlark   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Pepperwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Pepperwood Canyon   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Pine Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Ridge Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Robinson Square   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sandy   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Shadow Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Silver Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Silver Sage   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Silver Smith   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sprucewood   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sunset Meadows Village   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Teakwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Whisperwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Wildflower   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Willow Creek Mesa   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Willow View   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Wooded Acres. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Maude Adams     (Born as Maude Kiskadden)
  Actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday November 11, 1872 and died in Tannersville (New York) on Friday July 17, 1953 at an age of 80.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Wooded Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Maude Adams<7>
 
Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
  Anthropologist. He was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Thursday November 5, 1931 and died in Port Angeles (Washington) on Thursday February 14, 2002 at an age of 70.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Wooded Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Grover Sanders Krantz
 
Brigham Young
  Religious leader of the Latter Day Saints (LDS). He was born in Whitingham (Vermont) on Monday June 1, 1801 and died in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Wednesday August 29, 1877 at an age of 76. He was buried at Mormon Pioneer Memorial (Utah).

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Wooded Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brigham Young
 
Loretta Young     (Born as Gretchen Young)
  Oscar winning actress. She was born in Salt Lake City (Utah) on Monday January 6, 1913 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Saturday August 12, 2000 at an age of 87.

Salt Lake City [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the north of Wooded Acres

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Loretta Young

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wooded Acres. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: www.utah.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Wooded Acres. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wooded Acres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wooded Acres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5477, Longitude: -111.8305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wooded Acres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Wooded Acres to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 331.856 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 331.387 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.748 degrees.

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<7>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wooded Acres.



 
 
 

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